The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for MCDST qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 48 - 65
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MCDST 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.26% - 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.27% - 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £20,500 - £21,500
UK excluding London median salary £21,650 £25,250 £24,000
% change year-on-year -14.25% +5.20%  

MCDST is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 79 99 142
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 20.84% 17.62% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 70 92 130
Median salary £40,000 £49,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.36% +30.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCDST
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton citing MCDST as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCDST in Northampton

MCDST
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCDST in Northampton.

Salary trend for MCDST in Northampton

MCDST
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing MCDST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for MCDST.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science

MCDST
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft